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Great place to see one part of the history

Kind of private tour with the guide as I was the only visitor. The story about american medical... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
AriK2
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blown away!

I wasn't expecting such a varied collection of ME items that dated back centuries plus excellent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Kind of private tour with the guide as I was the only visitor. The story about american medical personnel that came to help the locals.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AriK2
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't expecting such a varied collection of ME items that dated back centuries plus excellent English detailed descriptions. Having videos with esteemed curators explaining further details of the treasures was a huge bonus. Don't miss the early photos from Peru. I'm not sure why...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ECTravelerW
Reviewed 13 November 2018

The Amricani Cultural Centre is one of the best museums in Kuwait. The museum covers artifacts from the region from ~7,000 BC onward. Some of what is impressive about this museum is the age of the artifacts and the sophistication in the design of those...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RLTB1
Reviewed 19 March 2018

It is not easy to distinguish well intentioned versus imperialistic designs. The former Hospital installations that reached various phases before conclusion-transformation as well as the post-missionary school as well as the neighbourhood (proximity to the sea, 'Kuwaitidad') form a foreground-background metaphorically and literally. The post...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Relatively small collection on display, pending a move to a bigger facility (with the more complete collection)

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tony A
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The Dar al Athar al Islamiyyah Museum (DAIM) in Kuwait is truly a gem. The DAIM is located in the Amricani Cultural Centre, the name itself alludes to the building’s original use – Kuwait’s first hospital, which was built by American missionaries. Thus, the building...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Because the National Museum is still awaiting renovation, its collection is dispersed. Some of it is here, but the Centre's own exhibit of prehistoric and historic artifacts are well worth seeing. The cutest accompanying exhibition, "Long ago Zoo," curated by 6-12 year-olds is a real...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Professional-Pilgrim
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I really enjoyed this. The missionaries came in the early 1900's to help out medically. Really interesting place. Such history is here. A movie should be made about this place. I really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank zzpollyanna
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I took my kids (8 year old and 6 year old) in the morning not knowing what to expect..it took me a while to find it even though the gps kept saying "you have reached your destination"...it was a quick turn off the Gulf road...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Miss A
Reviewed 30 December 2016

There was a very interesting exhibition on the modern architecture of Kuwait. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Marta C
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